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Stantec Accountant in La Hulpe, Belgium

19317BR

Requisition Number:

19317BR

Description:

Stantec International Development, based in La Hulpe, is the Stantec unit that provides consulting services to international institutions, such as the European Commission (EC), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and EU bilateral donors such as DFID. Our services include design, procurement and construction supervision for water and wastewater, energy, and climate change projects as well as management support, monitoring and evaluation of large investment programmes. Our main geographical focus lies on Europe, Africa and other developing countries.

Your role:

We are currently looking for an experienced accountant to strengthen the team. In your role, you will be supporting the Finance team in the day-to-day accounting activities and will be assuming responsibility for the month end activities. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to support the team with the ERP migration for the Finance functions. This will be a dynamic role with significant career and growth potential. You will be reporting to the Finance Manager based in La Hulpe.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility for supplier accounting and customer accounting.

  • Issue outgoing invoices and distribute them electronically or by mail.

  • Coordinate vendor payment process.

  • Take responsibility for the month-end accounting activities.

  • Perform the balance sheet reconciliation.

  • Prepare VAT and statistical returns.

  • Contribute to the Payroll accounting process, including the accounting entries and coordination with payroll company.

  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentation for auditors.

  • Cooperation with Project Assistants and Project Managers within the Operation.

  • Assist in the optimisation of the accounting processes.

  • Support the Finance team with the ERP migration process.

  • Assist with go-live transition period.

Title:

Accountant

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Bachelor Finance and Accounting

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Experience with VAT

  • Experience with ERP system, preferred Oracle

  • Strong knowledge of English and French

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Desirable:

  • Experience in an international environment

  • Experience with TAX

  • Experience with Isabel software

Competencies:

  • Show strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Able to work independently with a high sense of responsibility

  • Be a team player with strong communication skills

  • Eager to learn

  • Stress resistant

  • Be pro-active

  • Seek new knowledge

  • Embrace diversity

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Category: Accounting Finance

Preferred Specifications:

This position will take place in our office in La Hulpe, Belgium. If you are meeting the above requirements and ready to work in a fast-growing department and in an international environment, please submit your detailed CV (in English only) and motivation letter through our website http://www.stantec.com/careers

About Stantec:

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. So when we take on a project we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

Location :

Belgium, Belgium-La Hulpe

Country:

Belgium

State/Province:

Flexible

City:

La Hulpe

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